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English definition of “schoolmarm”

schoolmarm

noun [C]     /ˈskuːl.mɑːm/ US  /-mɑːrm/
disapproving a very formal and severe woman who likes to control other people and is easily shockedKinds of womenMen and women mainly US old-fashioned a female school teacherTeachers
(Definition of schoolmarm noun from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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